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Forum topic by Joe posted 02-03-2011 04:49 AM 1110 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joe

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02-03-2011 04:49 AM

I live in the Albany, NY area and I’m looking for someone to sharpen my planer and jointer blades. Any recommendations? I’m not adverse to sending them away so if you’ve had good experience with someone outside my area I’d like to hear from you also. Thanks beforehand for any help.

-- Joe


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childress

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#1 posted 02-03-2011 09:28 AM

Sometimes I just wonder why people don’t know how to use Google.

It really is that easy…

and less than a couple of seconds…

-- Childress Woodworks

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#2 posted 02-03-2011 10:02 AM

Joe, I use Forrest for all of my sharpening needs. They are located in Clifton, New Jersey and it is just a matter of dropping my blades or knives in the mail. It takes them about two weeks to get them back to me.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 02-03-2011 11:26 PM

I’ve had good luck with these guys.
http://www.kitchen-class.com/WKCnewSHARPEN.html
They are just south of Albany. Worth at least one drive down. They also carry (and make I believe) chip carving tools and carry a line of woodworking tools. They have two locations, one for the chef and one for the woodworker, make sure you call to get directions to the correct one.
Good Luck.

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#4 posted 02-04-2011 01:17 AM

Scott – Thanks for the tip… I had not known that Forrest was a choice for planer blades, I have used then for sawblades before.
Your link made me double check… sure enough!

Google isn’t always the best, that while it will list many resources, I don’t blame Joe for asking who people have experienced that do a really good job, not just who has sharpening popping up as a search term for their business.

-- 'Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners' ~George Carlin

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